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ippikin
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PostSubject: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:04 am

Have just ordered one of these http://www.bikermart.co.uk/proddetail.asp?prod=PDSCUS08 for £40 odd. Christmas pressie.


I will report back on how good it is!
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:17 am

It looks good. I like the adjustable height and you can choose whether it is the front or back wheel that gets lifted depending on where you place it.
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:48 am

I have often looked at similar products, be interested to see how you like it. For that price it's gotta be worth a punt
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:04 am

Looks good. Do you need an assistant to get the bike level first?
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PostSubject: Centre Stabd Lift   Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:00 pm

Bluesman wrote:
Looks good. Do you need an assistant to get the bike level first?
I don't think you would Blues, that would be easy to use
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Dec 18, 2011 4:44 pm

That's a clever bit of kit
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PostSubject: Bike Lift   Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:23 pm

Works a treat and easy to use; highly recommended. I can get to the shaft drive to lube it now!
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:50 am

Is the bike secure when it's on the stand, will you be able to work on the bike safely? Is there any danger of pushing or pulling it off the stand when undoing tight nuts or things like that?
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:03 am

ippikin wrote:
Works a treat and easy to use; highly recommended.
Glad to hear that, kind of had to work really as the design was so cleverly simple.

Pledge wrote:
Is there any danger of pushing or pulling it off the stand when undoing tight nuts or things like that?
I wouldn't attempt to undoing any tight nut or the like whilst on a stand without securing the bike with straps or something.
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:26 pm

At that price you must be well chuffed you will have the cleanest wheels on the site now that you can lift her up on a whim
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Mon Dec 26, 2011 5:45 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
ippikin wrote:
Works a treat and easy to use; highly recommended.
Glad to hear that, kind of had to work really as the design was so cleverly simple.

Pledge wrote:
Is there any danger of pushing or pulling it off the stand when undoing tight nuts or things like that?
I wouldn't attempt to undoing any tight nut or the like whilst on a stand without securing the bike with straps or something.

Probably put a breeze block or similar on the lever arm.
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:00 am

Used the stand last week to service the bike and, with the back wheel off the ground and front wheel down, I tied the front brake lever to the grip to apply the front brake. The bike was going nowhere; rock solid!
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:49 pm

Provided it has rotated past center it should be quite secure (like any standard centerstand)

Obviously you would adjust it to ensure this. Seems to have a nice long lever - I'm guessing you can get your foot on that.
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:32 pm

Yes. Use your foot or push down. It really does seem very secure and makes maintenance a breeze. It just isn't high enough allow the back wheel to come out from under the fender though.... answer = remove the fender (4 bolts).
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:53 pm

ya know how much they are in U.S. dollars..ya think the have a link or supplier over here??
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:20 pm

greasymike wrote:
ya know how much they are in U.S. dollars..ya think the have a link or supplier over here??

Found this http://www.discountramps.com/harley-motorcycle-stand.htm
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PostSubject: Re: Center Stand Lift For Suzuki VZ800   Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:31 pm

thanks..will ck it out..
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